SAUDI ARABIA: SAUDI MAN EXECUTED IN EASTERN PROVINCE OVER TERRORISM OFFENSES
March 8, 2023:
A Saudi national in the Eastern Province was executed for terrorism offenses, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on 7 March 2023. (Source: Al Arabiya, 07/03/2023)
Haidar bin Nasser al-Tahifah received the death penalty for joining a terrorist cell that worked to destabilize the country, kill and assault security forces, throw Molotov cocktails at their cars and destroy public property.
He was also found guilty of carrying a weapon in public to “terrorize” people and tamper with security.
Al-Tahifah was found guilty by a criminal court and a royal order was issued to carry out the death sentence.He was executed on 7 March.
The Ministry of the Interior warned in a statement that anyone who carries out criminal terrorist acts will meet the same fate, SPA added.